The Romanian and Czech applicants sought to quash deportation orders made against them on the grounds that the orders were contrary to their rights of establishment under European law. The applicants contended that they had effective rights of establishment under European Association Agreements between the European Union and candidate countries seeking membership of the Union.
|Respondent/Defendant:||Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform|
|Court/s:||High Court, Supreme Court|
|Citation/s:|| 8 ICLMD 88,  IESC 44|
|Judgment Date/s:||24 Jun 2002|
|Keywords:||Citizenship, Deportation, Deportation Order, Free Movement, Union Citizen|
|Country of Origin:||Romania and Czech Republic|
|Principles:||The right of establishment under European law was circumscribed by the European Agreement, which entitled Member States to apply their rules regarding entry and stay in the Member States.|